Charlie Dean became involved with racing after the wartime. He wanted to build his own racing car and the first thing to do was find a suitable engine. A friend who owned a war surplus wrecking yard had a ‘Demag’ half-track armoured personnel carrier which was powered by a Maybach 6 cylinder 3.8 litre SOHC, cross flow engine.
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